|'Despoilers of the Golden Empire' - Randall Garrett|
A seasoned military commander travels to another world to find the metal that brings power, and ends up bringing down a barbaric empire. Randall Garrett was known for his skill in writing adventure science fiction, alternate world fantasy mysteries, and stories full of great humor and horrible puns. This story, first published in Astounding in March 1959 under the pseudonym "David Gordon", is truly characteristic of his body of work.
Keywords: Audiobook - fiction; science fiction; humor; holidays - April Fools' Day
|"Hail to the Chief" - Randall Garrett|
In a future election, a presidential candidate confronts one of the hard truths of politics: sometimes the best person for the job isn't the easiest one to elect.
Keywords: Audiobook - fiction; science fiction; politics
|Czlowiek krory nienawidzil Marsa - Randall Garrett|
This text is translation of the short story "The Man Who Hated Mars" by Gordon Randall Garrett, published by Project Gutenberg, May 30, 2008 [EBook #25644] According to the included copyright notice: "This etext was produced from Amazing Stories September 1956. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed." Translation by Witold Bartkiewicz...
Keywords: fantastyka; Randall Garrett; WB_kolekcja
|The Eyes Have It - Randall Garrett|
The Eyes Have It by Randall Garrett In a sense, this is a story of here-and-now. This Earth, this year ... but on a history-line slipped slightly sidewise. A history in which a great man acted differently, and Magic, rather than physical science, was developed.... This book was read from the public domain Project Gutenberg version of the story. This is a Colbyjack.net Serial Fiction production. If you liked this story and would like more by this author, please go to http://colbyjack.net.
Keywords: audiobook; colbycast; the eyes have it; randall garrett; project gutenberg; magic
|That Sweet Little Old Lady - Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of THAT SWEET LITTLE OLD LADY, by Randall Garrett. Read by Phil Chenevert Randall Garrett had this story first published in Astounding Science Fiction September and October of 1959. His twisted sense of humor and gift for the bizarre situation with believable characters shines here. In the not too distant future, Ken Malone, young but promising FBI agent , is given the most important and difficult assignment of his career: find a spy who is stealing information from the Ultra ...
Keywords: SF; science fiction; garrett; librivox; audiobook
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|A Spaceship Named McGuire - Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of A SPACESHIP NAMED MCGUIRE, by Randall Garrett. Read by Phil Chenevert Can a spaceship go crazy? Well, yes it can if it has a brain. And the new MG (magnetogravitic drive) experimental robot space ship does indeed have a 'brain'. Completely bewildered as to why the first six models of their supposedly perfect new ship model, the MG-YR, nicknamed the McGuire, have gone totally bonkers after activation and before they could ever be used, the company has called in the services ...
Keywords: science fiction; librivox; autiobook; garrett
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|Quest of the Golden Ape - Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of Quest of the Golden Ape by Randall Garrett. Read in English by Mark Nelson How could this man awaken with no past—no childhood—no recollection except of a vague world of terror from which his mother cried out for vengeance and the slaughter of his own people stood as a monument of infamy? - Summary by Gutenberg text Image is an illustration from the Gutenberg text. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other...
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|Nor Iron Bars A Cage.... - Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of Nor Iron Bars A Cage.... by Randall Garrett Read by Phil Chenevert Iron bars do not confine a Man—only his body. There are more subtle, and more confining bindings, however....Police methods of the future will naturally use complex new technology but police will still need to deal with the same old sad human nature, forever doing horrible deeds. The night stick may be replaced by the hypo-gun but is prison the only solution? Listen to this speculative story from Randall G...
Keywords: science fiction; pulp; philip dick; librivox; audiobook
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|The Highest Treason - Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of The Highest Treason, by Randall Garrett. Read by Lee Elliott. Set in a future in which humanity’s dream of total equality is fully realized and poverty in terms of material wealth has been eliminated, humanity has straight-jacketed itself into the only social system which could make this possible. Class differentiation is entirely horizontal rather than vertical and no matter what one’s chosen field, all advancement is based solely on seniority rather than ability...
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|Unwise Child - Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of Unwise Child by Randall Garrett. Read in English by Mark Nelson When a super-robot named Snookums discovers how to build his own superbombs, it becomes obvious that Earth is by no means the safest place for him to be. And so Dr. Fitzhugh, his designer, and Leda Crannon, a child psychologist acting as Snookums’ nursemaid, agree to set up Operation Brainchild, a plan to transport the robot to a far distant planet...
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|Anything You Can Do... - Randall Garrett|
An alien crash lands on Earth, and for ten years terrorizes the planet, hiding, periodically killing and eating people and stealing materials for some unknown purpose. The only hope is Bart Stanton, a medically-engineered superman, designed for the sole purpose of confronting the “Nipe”. (Summary by Mark Nelson) Narrated by Mark Nelson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox ca...
Keywords: aliens; science fiction; genetic engineering; space
|Zdradziecka dolina - Randall Garrett, Robert Silverberg|
This text is translation of the short story "The Judas Valley" by Gerald Vance (Gordon Randall Garrett and Robert Silverberg), published by Project Gutenberg, June 7, 2008 [EBook #25713] According to the included copyright notice: " This etext was produced from Amazing Stories October 1956. Extensive research did not uncover any evidence that the U.S. copyright on this publication was renewed." Translation by Witold Bartkiewicz...
Keywords: fantastyka; Randall Garrett; Robert Silverberg; WB_kolekcja
|Supermind - Laurence M. Janifer; Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of Supermind by Laurence M. Janifer; Randall Garrett. Read in English by Richard Kilmer FBI agent Kenneth Malone lives in a world where psionic powers such as telepathy and teleportation exist. He must cope with them as well as an FBI Director who leaves Malone continually confused about what situation he is being asked to handle and what he is expected to do about it. Someone or something is causing confusion in the U.S...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; humor; fiction; science ficction
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|The Judas Valley - Robert Silverberg and Randall Garrett|
LibriVox recording of THE JUDAS VALLEY, by Robert Silverberg and Randall Garrett. Read by Phil Chenevert Why did everybody step off the ship in this strange valley and promptly drop dead? How could a well-equipped corps of tough spacemen become a field of rotting skeletons in this quiet world of peace and contentment? It was a mystery Peter and Sherri had to solve. If they could live long enough! [from the Judas Valley, originally published in Amazing Stories October 1956] For further informatio...
Keywords: silverberg; SF; science fiction; librivox; audiobooks
|Brain Twister - Mark Phillips -- aka Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer|
An FBI agent hunts for a mindreader, while hampered by a hangover, overzealous nursing homes, and an unstable boss. That's bad enough. Then he finds his telepath -- and his real troubles begin.... Written under the pseudonym "Mark Phillips" by sf writers Randall Garrett and Lawrence M. Janifer, this funny science fiction adventure predates the X-Files by a good thirty years. Under its original title That Nice Old Lady, it was nominated in 1960 for the Hugo Award for Best Novel, against such cont...
Keywords: Audiobook - fiction; science fiction; humor
|Brain Twister - Mark Phillips (Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer)|
LibriVox recording of Brain Twister, by Mark Phillips. Read by Catharine Eastman. "Mark Phillips" is, or are, two writers: Randall Garrett and Laurence M. Janifer. Their joint pen-name, derived from their middle names (Philip and Mark), was coined soon after their original meeting, at a science-fiction convention. Both men were drunk at the time, which explains a good deal, and only one has ever sobered up...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; spy; science fiction; humor
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